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Betsy Peck Named to Executive Leadership Honor Roll of OnBoard

JLL’s Americas Markets Chief Operating Officer Betsy Peck was recently named to the Executive Leadership Honor Roll of OnBoard. Based in Atlanta, OnBoard is a non-profit organization with a goal to demonstrate the impact women can make in the boardroom and in executive leadership. OnBoard is a catalyst to increase the number of women in the boardroom for companies in Georgia. More...

Circle K doubles regional office in Charlotte

Circle K, Couche-Tard’s largest and most international convenience store brand, will double the size of its Charlotte office at Coliseum Centre. JLL Executive Vice President Bryan White and Managing Director Jim Thorp led the site selection process on behalf of Circle K.

JLL Lands on Forbes ‘The Just 100: List of America’s Best Corporate Citizens’

JLL’s excellence in corporate citizenship was recently acknowledged in one of our most prestigious honors yet. Forbes, in partnership with JUST Capital, compiled a list of 100 companies committed to social responsibility. The inaugural list is based on a survey of 50,000 Americans over the last 18 months on workplace and ethics issues among U.S. public companies

New Office Building Slated for Historic South End

JLL announced today its agency leasing team will market and lease a new Class A office development coming to 2100 S. Tryon Street in historic South End. Charlotte-based Vision Ventures will develop the innovative property. Tom FitzGerald, Vice President with JLL, will lead JLL’s team.

Orlando’s First Earth Fare to Anchor Luxury Mixed-Use Project

Crescent Communities, a leading developer in Orlando for more than 20 years, announced today the purchase of a 4.6-acre site slated for a walkable mixed-use development in Downtown Orlando. The site was formerly owned by Orlando Health. More...
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Charlotte Multifamily Developer to Enter Greenville, SC with New Apartment Community

Proffitt Dixon Partners, a Charlotte-based multifamily investment and development firm, said today its new apartment community, Ellison on Broad, is nearing completion in Greenville with the first units delivering in December. The five-story apartment community features 201 high-end apartments available in a studio, one bedroom, or two bedroom configuration with spa-like bathrooms.
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Capital Pacific Sells Starbucks in Greensboro, NC

Capital Pacific, a leading retail investment brokerage firm, recently brokered the sale of a 1,776 square foot Starbucks drive-thru in Greensboro, NC. This was the second time that Joe Caccamo of Capital Pacific has sold the asset. He first sold it in 2006 on behalf of the original developer. The property just sold again for $1,784,879 to a California-based investor. Capital Pacific, a leading retail investment brokerage firm, recently brokered the sale of a 1,776 square foot Starbucks drive-thru in Greensboro, NC. This was the second time that Joe Caccamo of Capital Pacific has sold the asset. He first sold it in 2006 on behalf of the original developer. The property just sold again for $1,784,879 to a California-based investor. More...
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Capital Pacific Sells Corporate Three Tenant Shopping Center in Maplewood, MN

Capital Pacific, a leading retail investment brokerage firm, recently represented the seller of Venner Plaza, a 11,032 SF three tenant freestanding building located at 1987 County Road D, Maplewood, MN. The property was sold for $6,175,000 to a California based 1031 exchange investor. More...
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Capital Pacific Sells Mattress Firm in Roseville, MN

Capital Pacific, a leading retail investment brokerage firm, recently represented the seller of a 3,650 SF Mattress Firm located at 2174 Snelling Avenue N. in Roseville, MN. The property was developed by a Northern California based development firm and sold for $2,500,000 to a private investor. More...

JLL Selected by Schneider Electric to Design and Manage interior office project in Franklin,...

JLL has been hired by Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, to provide project management services for its new office space located at Two Franklin Park, 6700 Tower Circle, just outside Nashville.
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Capital Pacific Sells Aspen Dental in Olean, New York

Capital Pacific, a leading retail investment brokerage firm, recently represented the seller of a 3,500 SF Aspen Dental located at 3018 NY Route 417 in Olean, NY. The property was sold for $1,647,058 to a California investor
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Atlanta is one of the healthiest office markets in the world, based on the...

Office rents jumped 13 percent, placing Atlanta at No. 8 in JLL’s Global Top 10 market for office growth. In JLL’s Global Office Index report, Oakland East Bay, Stockholm, Dublin and Dubai (DIFC) took the top spots for annual office rental growth, all with growth of 20 percent or more. Apart from Oakland East Bay, and Atlanta, two other U.S. cities were featured in the top ten: Los Angeles (seventh) and Austin (ninth) showing 13.5 and 12.1 percent growth respectively.
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Ryan Mandrell joins JLL Atlanta Office Tenant Rep team as Vice President

JLL Atlanta announces that Ryan Mandrell has joined the Tenant Rep team at JLL Atlanta as Vice President. A native of Atlanta, Ryan most recently spent four years in New York City with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, where he was responsible for business & client development, tenant representation, acquisition/disposition, lease portfolio management and strategic advisory and implementation.

INTRODUCING THE FUTURE OF REAL ESTATE: AUCTION.COM REBRANDS AS TEN-X

Auction.com announced today that it has rebranded as Ten-X, marking the company’s transition into an online marketplace where buyers, sellers, and the agents and brokers who represent them can easily and efficiently buy and sell high quality residential and commercial real estate. The company also announced plans to introduce new transaction platforms in March that will give sellers the option of choosing to transact either using an online auction or a more traditional non-auction process online.
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James Cain Joins Kennedy Wilson in Austin

Jim Rosten, president of Property Services at global real estate investment and services company Kennedy Wilson, has announced the appointment of James Cain, who joins the company’s property management division as a regional director. Based in the firm’s Austin office, he will be responsible for expanding the firm’s property management program in primary and secondary markets throughout Texas.

Dekel Capital Arranges $50 Million Financing for Development of 331-Unit Multifamily Property in Salt...

Dekel Capital, a Los Angeles-based real estate merchant bank that specializes in sourcing and placing equity and debt for active middle market commercial real estate developers and investors, has placed $50 million in financing for the construction and development of the Pinnacle Sandy Apartments in the southeast corridor of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area. The deal was structured as a $36.1 million construction loan through Dekel Capital’s advisory practice and $13.9 million JV-Equity funded by the firm’s proprietary equity fund, Dekel Strategic Investors (DSI)

Franklin Street Adds Valuation Business Through Acquisition of Tampa-Based Tropical Realty Appraisal Services

Franklin Street has taken another major step toward their tactical growth plan of being a national, full-service commercial real estate firm. The company will now offer real estate valuation and advisory services to its growing client list through the acquisition of Tropical Realty Appraisal Services based in Tampa. Tropical Realty Appraisal Services has been in business since 1988 and provides real estate valuation services throughout the United States with offices in Tampa, Miami, Atlanta and Key West.

Title Westwood Financial Corp. Signs Publix Super Markets as Co-Anchor Tenant

CHARLOTTE, N.C./LOS ANGELES - November 7, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Westwood Financial Corp. (WFC), one of the largest privately held owner-operators of retail properties in the United States, has announced that Publix Super Markets has now opened as the new anchor tenant at WFC’s fully-leased Steele Creek Crossing in Charlotte, North Carolina. This lease marks one of seven Bi-Lo locations Publix has taken over in the Charlotte area.

Westwood Financial Corp. Announces Opening of Rally House at Old Town Center in Dallas

DALLAS/LOS ANGELES - October 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Westwood Financial Corp. (WFC), one of the largest privately held owner-operators of retail properties in the United States, has announced that Rally House has signed a 10-year lease for a 6,203-square-foot location at WFC’s Old Town Shopping Center, located on Greenville Avenue and Lovers Lane, in Dallas, which opened on August 29. The addition of Rally House, a specialty sports boutique, further diversifies the center’s retail offerings. With tenants that include eateries, medical services, fitness centers and home décor outlets, the center continues to meet the region’s evolving consumer demographic.
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Kennedy Wilson Hires Two in Austin Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 16, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- International real estate investment and services firm Kennedy Wilson has announced the hire of Victor Russo, CCIM, CPM®, and Su Kosub, CCIM, to the firm’s Properties Group in Austin, Texas. Russo has been appointed as the regional director of acquisitions and investment sales, and Kosub as senior director of investment sales and leasing. With these hires, Kennedy Wilson continues its momentum from the additions to the firm’s San Antonio office earlier this year to further expand its presence in Texas

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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.